Course Offering

Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Start Date:07/20/2012
End Date:07/22/2012
Hours:24
Time:7/20 6-10PM; 7/21 8AM-7PM; 7/22 8AM-7PM
Facility:Marshfield Fire Department
POST Hrs:
Legal studies:
Interpersonal perspectives:
Technical studies:12
Skill Development:12
Sponsor(s):Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)
Description:This course meets NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents (2008 edition). It will examine the tasks that are within the realm of the hazardous materials operations responder. The first module will include an overview of hazardous materials, using the recognition and identification clues in risk assessment, basic monitoring, decontamination, estimating the likely harm and risks, and determining the options of intervention and nonintervention. The second module will be hands-on and cover diking and damming, diversion, applying foam, and performing emergency decontaminations. Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness is required before taking this course. You are required to have a copy of your awareness certificate on file with the Missouri Emergency Response Commission prior to course start date..